Caniapiscau


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Can·i·a·pis·cau

 (kăn′ē-ə-pĭs′kō, -kou)
A river of northern Quebec, Canada, flowing about 730 km (450 mi) from the Caniapiscau Reservoir northward to the Koksoak River. Since the construction of the reservoir in 1985, most of its headwaters have been diverted to James Bay.
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Northerly travelling Naskapi Innu were brought together with southerly Innu to the iron-ore rich area about 100 km from Caniapiscau, a favored hunting and fishing location.
The Churchill (~650[m.sup.3]), the Eastmain (~850 [m.sup.3]), and the Caniapiscau (~800[m.sup.3]) diversions, among the largest on the planet, have already shifted a total of about 2300 [m.sup.3]/sec to the Nelson and La Grande rivers.
Chimo), Schefferville or to a small landing strip near the Caniapiscau River to hunt the Leaf River or George River herds.
Girard, R., 1999, Till mineralogy, Caniapiscau project, Final Report, BHP Minerals: Ministere des Ressources naturelles, Quebec, GM59086.
La Grande and Caniapiscau rivers) are 3,500 years old, but
1989 "La periode prehistoirque recente dans la region de Caniapiscau," Recherches amerindiennes au Quebec, XIX(2-3):59-75.
Consequently, [F.sub.st] estimates were null or not significantly different from zero, except for Caniapiscau.
Many descendants of the Innu who formerly hunted in the George and Koksoak river valleys, traded at the Hudson's Bay Company posts at Fort Chimo (Kuujjuaq) or Fort Mckenzie (abandoned 1939) on the Caniapiscau, and subsequently moved to the vicinity of Schefferville in 1956 now reside in the communities of Kawawachikamach and Matimekosh.
Chimo), Schefferville and a small landing strip near the Caniapiscau River are the main jump-off points for Quebec-Labrador caribou hunters.
During field work for mapping glacial striae at the Caniapiscau reservoir, north-central Quebec, both surface weathering forms and saprolite remnants were encountered (Figures 1 and 2).
Chimo), Schefferville or to a small landing strip near the Caniapiscau River to hunt either the Leaf River or George River herds.